On 22 May, two Punjab-based multi system operators (MSOs) Chetak Cable Network and Citi Cable Net got the notice from the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) for non-compliance of the provisions of the new regulatory framework.
Ravi Prakash, the former TV9 CEO, has said that new owners of Associated Broadcasting Company Pvt Ltd (ABCPL) should pay him royalty for the TV9 logo as it belongs to him.
As per TV viewership measurement agency BARC India’s report for Week 20, two Hindi movie channels Star Gold and Sony Max have got place in the top 10 channels list across genres. This Time, Sports 1 Hindi has exited the table along with Zee Tamil.
To help the Election Commission achieve the fair elections, the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB) on 22 May asked all non-news broadcasters to adhere to its Policy Guidelines for Uplinking of Television Channels from lndia -2011 and ensure that there is no violation.
The tech giant Google’s OTT platform YouTube is live streaming DD news channels on counting day. Prasar Bharati has partnered with Google for this purpose.
Vakrangee will enable offline subscription of OTT platform Zee5’s premium content. The leading video on demand (VoD) platform has partnered with Vakrangee which will help Zee5 to make its service in 3,504 Nextgen Vakrangee Kendras across India.
The leading global media powerhouse Disney is going to shut down National Geographic Music HD and National Geographic People HD from 24 May. The group will start two new channels National Geographic Tamil and National Geographic Telugu.
Over the last years, it has become impossible to imagine a world without digital communication, especially for globally mobile people: staying in touch with loved ones at home, mastering the administrative challenges in a new country, or working remotely as a digital nomad — the digital needs of expats are extremely diverse.
The telecom regulator TRAI is organizing Consumer Outreach Programme in different parts of the country. These programmes are primarily intended to outreach to the customers, industries bodies, State Government various Government bodies, CAGs and TSPs. Details of venue, date for the programme to be organized in Panaji (Goa) along with contact person and telephone number is as under:
Detel, the world’s most economical feature phone, accessories and TV brand announced two new additions to its Bluetooth Speakers range.
The beleaguered news broadcaster NDTV has finally tasted the profits. It reported profit after tax (PAT) for the year ended 31 March 2019 of Rs 11.36 crore as compared to a loss of Rs 84.35 crore in the previous fiscal (FY 2018).
As per latest telecom report by the sector regulator TRAI, the total wired broadband subscribers have increased by 0.72% to 18.42 million in March.
Sameer Singh, who was Chief Executive Officer leading the South Asia operations of GroupM, has been appointed by ByteDance, a leading technology company operating a range of content platforms, as Vice President, Monetisation (India).
The deal between broadcaster SPNI and FIFA continues the successful broadcasting partnership. The FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 and the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia both garnered unprecedented viewership and broke records for football viewership in India.
To address the issues of consumers facing great uneasiness over rising bills due to new tariff order, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) is planning to issue a consultation paper to bring down monthly TV bills.
The leading DTH platform Airtel Digital TV and content house Shemaroo Entertainment have partnered and launched a subscription service ‘The Horror TV – Ab Lagega Darr’. The new service will offer a variety of horror movies, TV shows, and web series.
The ICC has announced that with support from global broadcast partner Star Sports, the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 will be broadcast live to more than 200 territories via 25 broadcast partners. Viewers will be able to access the tournament across television, radio and digital platforms, as well as news, in cinemas, at Fan Parks and via other media rights partners.
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